The rematch, in La Plata, will take place next Tuesday, at the same time. Whoever qualifies in this confrontation will face the winner of the Brazilian duel between America-MG and Fortaleza in the semi-finals.
In search of the unprecedented title, the Corinthians He reached Sudamericana after finishing third in his group in the Libertadores. So far, they have eliminated Universitario of Peru in the Qualifiers, and Niles Old Boys of Argentina in the Round of 16.
Estudiantes eliminated Barcelona de Guayaquil, from Ecuador, in the qualifiers, and easily overtook Goias in the Round of 16, with two victories.
Qualifying for the semifinals results in a prize of US$800,000, which is equivalent to R$3.8 million at current exchange rates.
Aside from Wagner, who is struggling with a muscle injury, coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has a full squad for Tuesday’s duel. At the end of the week, against Cruzeiro, he rested six players, showing the importance of the match. Tonight, defenders Gil and Murilo, sides Fabio Santos, midfielders Maicon and Renato Augusto and striker Yuri Alberto will be present again.
Possible team: Cassio, Bruno Mendes, Gil (Lucas Verissimo), Murillo and Fabio Santos (Matheus Bidu); Gabriel Muscardo, Maicon and Renato Augusto; Wesley Rojas and Yuri Alberto.
embezzlement: Paulinho (recovering from knee surgery) and Fagner (muscle injury in left calf).
suspended: Murillo and Rowan Oliveira.
Students – Coach: Eduardo Dominguez
The best news for coach Eduardo Dominguez is the return of starting defender Santiago Nunez, who has recovered from injury. In addition, Estudiantes could be involved in three signings for the first time at the New Quimeca Arena: defender Federico Fernandez and midfielders Alexis Manyoma and Javier Altamirano are included for the first time. On the other hand, there is a problem on the left side, as the starter (Benedetti) and reserve (Emmanuel Mas) do not travel to Brazil.
Probable team: Andújar; Leo Godoy, Santiago Nunez, Lulu and Eros Mancuso; Jorge Rodriguez, Escaspar, Zuki, Zabiola, and Rollheiser; Boselli (Mauro Mendes).
Embezzlement: Diane Ferron, Emmanuel Mas and Zed Romero (injured); Guido Benedetti (arrested).
- to rule: Jesus Valenzuela (Ven)
- assistants: Jorge Orrego (Finn) and Tulio Moreno (Finn)
- Fourth rule: Yurman Delgado (Vinn)
- Video Assistant Referee: Angelo Hermosilla (Chi)
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